Milo Yung, the founder of Big Buddha Seeds, passed away suddenly in his sleep on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023. He was a well-respected figure in the cannabis industry and his contributions to the field will be greatly missed. Yung’s passion for breeding and cultivating unique strains of marijuana led him to establish Big Buddha Seeds in 2002. Over the years, he developed a reputation for producing high-quality seeds that were sought after by growers around the world. His legacy will live on through the countless people who have benefited from his work, and he will be remembered as a true pioneer in the cannabis industry.
Milo Yung leaves behind a legacy that will continue to shape the cannabis industry for years to come. Yung was a pioneer in the seed bank world, creating strains that have become household names among growers and enthusiasts alike. One of his most notable accomplishments was developing the seed version of the legendary Cheese clone, which has since become one of the most sought-after strains in the world.
The Story Of Big Buddha Seeds
Yung devoted himself to preserving and enhancing genetics, earning him a place in cannabis history. According to legend, Milo acquired the fabled Exodus cheese cutting in 2002. He used a high-yielding Afghani male from his collection to cross with the female Cheese clone. The Afghani was first imported to the UK during the 1980s. Milo accumulated a number of these seeds, nurtured their development, and then hand-selected a particularly robust male. After five generations of selective breeding, Milo finally had a version of Cheese that was a near-perfect replica of the original Exodus cut. In 2005 Big Buddha Seeds introduced the first commercially available stabilized Cheese seed. This was a game-changer for the cannabis industry, as it allowed growers to cultivate Cheese with greater ease and consistency.
Big Buddha Cheese Wins High Times Cannabis Cup 2006
Milo’s hard work and dedication had finally paid off after five generations of selective breeding. He had successfully created a version of Cheese that was almost identical to the original Exodus cut. This was a remarkable achievement, and he would soon be awarded for his accolades. In 2006, Big Buddha Cheese won the High Times Cannabis Cup for Best Indica, cementing its place as one of the most beloved strains in the world. Milo’s legacy lives on through his contribution to the cannabis community, and his dedication to perfecting Cheese will always be remembered as a pivotal moment in cannabis history.
Rest In Peace Milo Yung
Milo Yung’s passing is a great loss to the community, but his contributions will never be forgotten.
He dedicated his life to preserving and improving cannabis genetics. His meticulous breeding techniques resulted in some of the most sought-after genetics in the world, and his seed bank remains a valuable resource for breeders and growers alike. Yung created many iconic strains that are still popular today, including the infamous Big Buddha Cheese, Chiesel, Blue Cheese, and Buddha Haze.
Yung’s dedication to preserving genetic diversity has helped ensure that future generations will have access to high-quality cannabis strains that are both potent and flavorful. Rest in peace, Milo Yung, and thank you for all that you have done for the world of cannabis.